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  • Understanding 100% offset accounts

    11 August 2017

     

    Reducing the time is take to pay off your home loan takes more than just a low rate, the features and benefits attached to the loan play a very important role. Many Australians don’t understand how to use their home loan features to help pay off their loan sooner, and one of the most effective ways to do this is by taking full advantage of an offset account. 

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  • 3 ways to take control of your spending

    31 July 2017

     

    You’d be surprised how many people struggle to stay on top of their budgeting. If you’ve ever been hit with fees for rejected payments, been embarrassed by an insufficient funds message at the checkout, or keep dipping in to your savings, its time to take control. According to Easy Street, there are 3 ways you can take control of your spending by a simple re-structure of your accounts.

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  • Internet Banking Upgrade - 18 February 2017

    14 February 2017

    We have been working hard behind the scenes on upgrading our Internet banking platform. This is the first phase of many exciting planned upgrades for 2017.

    Important Information

    From next weekend - Saturday 18 February is when the planned upgrades will be taking place.

    What does this mean for you?

    While we plan to keep the impact as minor as possible, there are a few things that you should be aware of.

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  • Apple Pay is here

    15 November 2016

    AUBURN, New South Wales — 15 November 2016 — Community First Credit Union today

    brings members Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and

    private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.

    “We are excited to be one of the first credit unions in Australia to launch Apple Pay which

    will allow our members to make mobile payments,” said Community First Credit Union,

    CEO John Tancevski. 

    Community First continually works behind the scenes to ensure it always delivers the best

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  • Special introductory rate now available on Easy Savings account

    06 January 2016

    This account is great if you want to grow your savings and dont want to be penalised for accessing your cash. To help you do this, we have a special 6 month introductory interest rate offer. You can earn up to 3.00%p.a - made up of a competitive base interest rate of 2.00%p.a plus a bonus rate of 1.00%p.a

    Get the interest you need to grow your savings
    Interest in calculated daily and paid monthly.

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  • Add a gold coin to your home loan each day

    17 June 2015

    $1 or $2 doesn't sound like alot, but you can do more with it than you think.

    By adding a single $1 a day into your loan of $400,000 with a term of 25 years, and assuming interest of 5.01% (Easy Streets current basic variable rate) you could save up to $8,661 on your total interest bill and cut about 3 months off your home loan.

    Stop thinking about the short term, putting that $1 on your mortgage will turn into many more!

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  • RBA Interest Rate Reduction

    18 September 2015

    Following the February 2015 RBA announcement, Easy Street is reducing our Basic Variable rates by 0.25%p.a.

    Key Changes to all new and existing business – Effective Wednesday 24 February 2015

    For more details, visit our interest rates page.

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  • Verification of Identity for Mortgages

    06 January 2015

    100 Point ID Check Requirements

    As part of Verification of Identity, from January 2015 (NSW) all people who borrow money via a mortgage, need to present valid documentation face to face to meet the 100 point identification requirements. The National Verification of Identity requirements fall under Real Property Regulations (NSW) 2014 and applies when establishing a mortgage. We cannot allow settlement of your mortgage until we sight the valid original identification documents.
     

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  • What to ask your agent before buying a house

    13 October 2014

    PuzzleAsk your agent these questions before you buy...

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